2020 Best Online Colleges in Kansas

These schools represent the best online options in Kansas based on tuition rates and average alumni salaries. The #1- and #2-ranked schools, the and respectively, have reported alumni salaries over $85,000. Tuition at both schools is also quite affordable. , ranked #11, offers one of the lowest annual tuition rates at . FHSU has an enormous catalog of distance programs, offering online bachelor's degrees.

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2020 Online Colleges in Kansas Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Kansas

Popular online degrees in Kansas include programs in education, business administration, and Christian studies. Newman University, for instance, offers a Master of Arts in Theology, while Tabor College offers associate degrees in Christian studies and urban ministry, and a master's degree in ministry entrepreneurship and innovation. Psychologists are in high demand in this state, and schools such as Wichita State University and University of Kansas satisfy the demand for new psychologists by offering bachelor's degrees in psychology. Emporia State offers over 40 online master's degrees, giving distance students tremendous variety in their pursuit of higher education. Overall, college tuition for online degrees in Kansas is very low, with Dodge City Community College offering the lowest tuition at $3,510 per year.

At a Glance:

  • Over 70% of accredited online Kansas universities have tuition of under $15,000 per year.
  • The state of Kansas awards multiple scholarships and grants to eligible college students every year. These include the Kansas Comprehensive Grant, the Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship, the Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship and the Kansas ROTC Service Scholarship, as well as numerous additional graduate scholarships.
  • The Kansas Nursing Initiative provides resources to public postsecondary institutions with nursing education programs to enable them to increase their enrollment of nursing students.


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